Easter Egg Baskets Recipe

Easter Egg Baskets are actually dainty tortilla baskets filled with savory scrambled eggs that make Easter morning’s breakfast extra special.

1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
4 tablespoons butter, melted and divided
1/8 tsp black pepper
3 tblsp chopped onion
3 tblsp milk
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
8 (6-inch) flour tortillas, divided
4 eggs
4 bacon slices, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce

How to make easter egg baskets:

  • set the oven to heat to 350°f to preheat it.
  • then begin with taking 6 tortillas and brushing them all with melted butter.
  • after brushing allow them to stand until pliable. it could take about 5 minutes.
  • next step is to gently ease the buttered tortillas into 6 small custard cups.
  • now it is time to shape the handles. for this you need to cut each of 2 remaining tortillas into 3 (1-inch) strips in such a way that it makes 6 strips in all.
  • one more you should brush the strips with remaining butter.
  • now invert 6-cup muffin pan and place tortilla strips around bottom of each muffin cup.
  • after that you need to bake both, the tortilla baskets and handles. bake them for 10-15 minutes or until they turn golden brown.
  • when baked properly remove the baskets and handles to wire rack and let them cool.
  • meanwhile, cook bacon in medium skillet over medium-high heat so that it is crisp. do not forget to stir occasionally.
  • after cooking remove the bacon from skillet and set aside.
  • next step is to pour off the entire but 1-tablespoon bacon fat from skillet.
  • then add bell peppers and onion to the skillet.
  • you should cook and stir it until it is crisp-tender.
  • after that whisk together these ingredients… eggs, milk, salt, hot pepper sauce and black pepper.
  • add this mixture to the already prepared vegetable mixture in skillet.
  • again cook and stir it until eggs are set.
  • next, stir in bacon.
  • now divide the prepared egg mixture evenly among 6 prepared baskets.
  • finally place handle in each basket.
  • the yummy baskets are ready so be served warm.